Primary Purpose: Model teacher, thought-leader for division, instructional leader
The percentages are estimates. Depending on our changing school needs, these percentages may ebb and flow. Taking care of current students/courses and responding to your team are always top priorities.
Management of Student Submissions 20%
Primary purpose--provide efficient and constructive feedback to support students' learning.
* Closely watch the numbers of submissions coming in each day.
* Work closely with all educational stakeholders including: students, families, learning centers, and schools.
* Monitor student submission comments and respond if appropriate.
* Rectify assignment particularities, quiz errors, and inconsistent scoring by team.
* Collaborate with the leadership team to solve plagiarism cases, address sensitive student issues, and support struggling students.
Communication and Team Support 35%
Primary purpose--represent Mizzou Academy and share content expertise and equip others to give excellent feedback to students.
* Answer course and division questions from educational stakeholders.
* Explain course content and Mizzou Academy processes.
* Report necessary information to division and admin teams.
* Share causes for celebration. Work closely with the team to keep morale up and note strengths.
* Represent Mizzou Academy as a thought/instructional leader for division.
* Take necessary steps to support your instructional team.
* Develop and refine grading notes for assignments.
* Continuously norm with your team.
* Work with Leads/Division Chairs who share instructional specialists across courses.
* Grade several submissions of an assignment and post samples for instructional specialists to model.
Primary purpose--have a strong voice in the iterative course development process.
* Collect feedback to guide course rewrites.
* Meet with the development team to share vision for course alignment and to give holistic feedback on learning in your division.
* Support the development team with small changes while courses are in progress (e.g. confusing test questions, confusing assignment descriptions, typos, etc.).
* Adjust courses as needed to ensure that our courses meet student needs.
* Primary purpose--give feedback and monitor student work across the curriculum.
* Teach and grade courses in your department.
* Grade during peak periods.
* Grade tricky assignments and resubmissions.
Professional Flexibility 5%
We are a fast-moving, creative, vibrant organization. Often new projects arise. One of our professional expectations is a willingness to jump into these new challenges or other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned Masters in Education
Application Materials Review Date: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To Apply: Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php.
Upload (a) a letter of application in which you describe the position you are applying for and, in detail, your qualifications for the position, (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application; and (c) a diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts) in the Attachments section of the application . Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.
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